Full Definition of PERSEVERANCE
Examples of PERSEVERANCE
- His perseverance was rewarded: after many rejections, he finally found a job.
- Perseverance is required to perfect just about any skill.
- The great international collectors and curators, once celebrated for their perceptiveness and perseverance, are now regularly deplored as traffickers in, or receivers of, stolen goods. —Kwame Anthony Appiah, New York Review of Books, 9 Feb. 2006
Origin of PERSEVERANCE
First Known Use: 14th century